Berwyn has lost a true icon. Bert Hicks passed away

Berwyn has lost a true icon. Bert Hicks passed away Thursday, November 17, 2011, peacefully, in the late morning hours.

Bert Hicks was in his late 90’s and formerly owned Hicks Hardware Store at 6805 Stanley, in Berwyn.

He lived much of his life in Berwyn and knew Berwyn’s history through and through.

There will be a wake for Bert on Sunday, November 20, 2011, from 3 pm to 8 pm, at the Kopicki’s Heritage Funeral Home at 3117 S. Oak Park Avenue in Berwyn.

(Above announcement text was taken from message by Mark Weiner)

The BHS wanted to acknowledge the support by Bert Hicks who allowed us for years to have displays in the windows of his Hardware Store.

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